Child Care Facilities

Gateway Early Learning Center operates a childcare facility at 5046 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. This facility is connected to Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus. The preschool is licensed to enroll children ages infant to 5 years old and is available to the community, Atlantic Cape students and staff. The center is open from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. There is one Head Start Classroom with 15 children ages 3-5 years old. There are three classrooms that collaborate with the Hamilton School District for 4-5 year olds. There is an Early Head Start program, the infant/toddler room for ages 0-3 years old. Childcare is offered based on a sliding fee scale, per federal regulations. If a parent is income eligible, the Women’s Center through Rutgers CCR&R can connect them to E/Child Care. Teaching staff are qualified to teach in a school setting and assistants have a Child Development Certification, as per the federal guidelines for the Head Start program. The program uses Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies. For more information or rates, call the center at (609) 837-0021.